The New Zealand Māori Council has elected Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie as its sole chair.
Previously, Mr Durie and Maanu Paul co-chaired.
Owen Lloyd was elected Deputy Chair.
The new executive is Harvey Ruru, John Hooker, Ngaio Te Ua, Rudy Taylor and Tamati Cairns.
The council comprises 3 members appointed by 14 District Māori Councils - a total of 42 members.